By Ann Butler
While you’re planning your holiday giving, don’t forget about our four-legged friends.
Dogster’s Spay and Neuter Program, all-too-appropriately known as D-SNIP, has a Giving Tree in the entry at Bank of Colorado, 1199 Main Ave. Decorated in a cat/dog theme, it encourages residents to make a contribution if they can. If you don’t have time to run by the bank, you can donate online at www.d-snip.org.
Online or at the bank is also a place to get the organization’s latest newsletter to learn more about it.
Animal lovers know the best way to keep shelter populations down is to make sure no female felines or canines have litter after litter of kittens and puppies. D-SNIP provides low-cost spay and neuter services to pet owners, people caring for free-roaming cats, rescue groups and area animal shelters.
Dogster, by the way, was Mark and Karen Zempel’s full-of-character canine. D-SNIP was founded in his memory in 1999. More than 4,600 animals have received services since then.
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